- NAME: Howard Cosell
- OCCUPATION: Talk Show Host, News Anchor
- BIRTH DATE: March 25, 1918
- DEATH DATE: April 23, 1995
- EDUCATION: New York University, New York University School of Law
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- Originally: Howard William Cohen
- AKA: Howard Cosell
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Howard Cosell was a sports broadcaster who had a distinctive and influential on-air personality.
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Howard Cosell was born on March 25, 1918, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After a brief tenure as a lawyer, in 1956, Cosell became a sportscaster for ABC and was the boxing announcer throughout Muhammad Ali's career. Famous for his signature remark, "Telling it like it is," Cosell's opinionated broadcasts for Monday Night Football won him fans and detractors alike. He died in 1995.
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